Army establishes COVID-19 helplines in Kashmir

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Srinagar (NVI): The Indian Army has established multiple telephonic helplines to provide information and assistance to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

With the spread of novel coronavirus, there is a sense of panic and uncertainty among the masses, as many are not sure what measures to take to safeguard themselves and their family. To this effect, the Army has been constantly updating the public with all relevant information during this pandemic through various platforms.

These initiatives are to ensure that the individuals do not become unwitting carriers of the virus and are well informed about the various preventive measures to be adopted.

In order to now provide immediate relief to those seeking advice or assistance COVID-19 helplines are being made available across the Kashmir valley. These helplines are a critical resource for the citizens and will ensure addressing the questions of concerned residents and provide the most up-to-date information resource.

While Srinagar residents can reach out for help on 0194-2467326, the residents of other districts can seek assistance through helplines at Baramulla (0195-2238826), Kupwara (0195-5252996), Shalateng (0194-2496618) and Awantipura (0193-3247087). The helplines will be active 24×7 to address general questions and concerns regarding the prevention of COVID-19.

The Army has yet again extended succor to the population of Kashmir by providing access to prompt information and help through these helplines. The joint efforts of all stakeholders in the national fight against Coronavirus Disease will ensure that the people of Kashmir remain safe and healthy.